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[shi-kah-goh-uh n, -kaw-] /ʃɪˈkɑ goʊ ən, -ˈkɔ-/
a native or inhabitant of Chicago, Ill. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • "These waters are fairly infested with them," the Chicagoan explained.

    The Vision Spendid William MacLeod Raine
  • Chicagoan (decisively)—I feel it in my bones that Chicago is going to have the fair.

  • There was a strange mingling of childishness and womanliness in this little Chicagoan to which Amy could not accustom herself.

    Amy in Acadia Helen Leah Reed
  • He was arrested by the Chicagoan's orders, and taken to jail.

    In Indian Mexico (1908) Frederick Starr
  • Rose went to see the parts of the city which no true Chicagoan ever visits.

    Rose of Dutcher's Coolly Hamlin Garland

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